Japan’s Nikkei Makes Slight Gains

Posted June 8th, 2011 at 5:30 am (UTC-5)
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Japanese markets closed higher Wednesday, while the U.S. dollar is lower against the Japanese yen.

Tokyo's Nikkei index gained nearly one-tenth of one percent to finish at 9,449.

In currency trading, the dollar was selling at 79.91, a loss of nearly one-quarter of a yen from Tuesday.

Gold is trading at $1,536.60 an ounce.